Dog Friendly Tours in the United Kingdom

Taking the dog out for a walk takes on a new meaning when you’re on vacation in the United Kingdom. After all, there are tons of sights to see, and smell, around every corner. Browse our dog friendly tours in the United Kingdom below for the scoop on self-guided walks, driving tours, and group tours that both you and your dog are sure to enjoy.

Pet Friendly The Potter Trail
The Potter Trail The Potter Trail is pet-friendly. Calling all Dobbies and Hedwigs to enjoy the original, award-winning magical tour of Edinburgh. You’ll discover the mystical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series and have the chance to visit where JK Rowling wrote the books. The tour is free, this is no trick, but you will be asked to leave a donation at the end if you think the spellbinding tales were worth it. Tours last 1.5 hrs from start to finish. There are also private tours available. See Details
Pet Friendly Drumlanrig Castle
Drumlanrig Castle Drumlanrig Castle is pet-friendly. Dogs are also welcome on a leash to join you around the castle grounds. Make sure you keep Fido close by because of the red squirrels that are residents of the surrounding area. Wander around the beautiful Victorian gardens and stick to the woodland walks. There are a range of walks on offer, both led by rangers and that you can do solo, in the 90,000 acre estate. There are several way-marked trails that follow the original paths built during the Victorian era. Drumlanrig Castle is open every day of the week from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Inveraray Jail Inveraray Jail is a pet-friendly tour you can enjoy with your pooch in Scotland. Bring Fido on a journey into the past at one of the best-preserved jail and courtroom complexes in the world. Inveraray Jail shows you what life was like in a 19th century prison for the prisoners as young as seven. The tours will take you and your pooch through gruesome Torture, Death and Damnation exhibition, the old prison, the country courtroom and the new prison. Dogs can join in the fun for no extra fee. Inveraray Jail is open every day of the week from 9:30am to 5:00pm. See Details
Hermitage Castle Hermitage Castle is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome in the castle and around the wider site. The medieval castle has an interesting history that begins in 1240. The castle became obsolete after the Union of the Crowns in 1603, and by the turn of the eighteenth century it was a ruin. You and your pooch can gain access to the site from April to the end of October. The castle is open every day from 9.30am to 5.30pm. See Details
Cornish Seal Sanctuary The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a pet-friendly attraction in the village of Gweek outside Helston, UK. Each season, this charity rescues and rehabilitates over 70 grey seal pups from around the Cornish Coastline. Leashed pups are welcome throughout this rescue center for seals, except the Seal Hospital and Cafe. Outside, you can wander together along woodland trails around 42 acres of land and hop on the Land Train. Then, peruse the homemade dog treats and commemorative bandanas in the gift shop. See Details
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway is a pet-friendly steam train journey in the Lake District of Ulverston, UK. Established in 1973, this fun ride takes well-behaved dogs and their owners through the Leven Valley to Lakeside Station, where you can find a connection to Windermere Lake Cruises. Please note pups are not permitted on seats. See Details
Cheddar Gorge and Caves Cheddar Gorge and Caves is a pet-friendly attraction based in Cheddar, UK. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore these incredible underground caves that were Tolkien's inspiration for Helm’s Deep in The Two Towers. Afterward, you can go for a stroll along one of the trails outside like The Gorge Walk. See Details
London Nature Dog Walk and Pub Lunch London Nature Dog Walk and Pub Lunch is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience in England's capital city. Meet your host at the corner of Millfields Park before walking around the ancient Middlesex Filter Beds. Afterwards, walk to the River Lea to see the nature reserve and the Walthamstow Marshes before heading to a traditional English pub for a pub lunch. Bring a water flask, comfy shoes and a rain coat just in case. Rates start at $49. See Details
Marble Hill House Marble Hill is the last complete survivor of the elegant villas and gardens which bordered the Thames between Richmond and Hampton Court in the 18th century. It was begun in 1724 for the remarkable Henrietta Howard, mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales, and friend of some of the cleverest men in England. The house and gardens were planned by a coterie of fashionable connoisseurs, including Mrs Howard's neighbour, the poet Alexander Pope. Leashed dogs are allowed in restricted areas only. See Details
The Giant's Causeway On-leash dogs are welcome. The Giant's Causeway lies at the foot of the basalt cliffs along the sea coast on the edge of the Antrim plateau in Northern Ireland. It is made up of some 40,000 massive black basalt columns sticking out of the sea. See Details
Tower Bridge Exhibition Tower Bridge Exhibition is pet-friendly. London's only major dog-friendly attraction Tower Bridge is proud to welcome well-behaved dogs to explore the historic Towers, spectacular Glass Floor and Victorian Engine Rooms. You and your pooch will climb the iconic Towers and discover the stories of the people behind Tower Bridge, from the architects and coal stokers to the women working on-site. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk over the top of the bridge and water below. They are open every day of the week from 9:30am to 5:00pm. See Details
Dog Friendly Tours Bring your canine companion along on a Dog Friendly Tours food walking trek. Explore new areas, meet other dog owners, and try local food and drink in venues that welcome four-legged friends. The Belfast Dog Friendly Tour is approximately 2km in length, and each stop has water bowls, so pets can refuel. The tour starts on Sundays at 11:45am. Owners are allowed one dog per ticket, and their dog must stay leashed for the entire trip. Further rules and regulations, as well as information on booking a tour, can be found on Dog Friendly Tours' official website. See Details
Dog Photo Shoot in York City Centre Dog photo shoot in York city centre is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. This private photoshoot is for a group and up to two dogs in the beautiful and ancient city of York. Your host, Annemarie King The Phodographer, will take great shots of you and your pooch. Rates start at $241. See Details
St. Fagans National Museum of History Visit the St. Fagans National Museum of History, a dog-friendly attraction in Cardiff, UK. Stop by and explore this open-air museum that dives into the historical architecture and culture of the Welsh people. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you through the grounds, but are not permitted in the galleries, historic houses or cafes. See Details
Liverpool Famous Walking Tours Liverpool Famous Walking Tours is a pet-friendly tour company based in Liverpool, UK. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on tours that set off from the city center and the Cruise Terminal. Local guides lead the way around Liverpool's most historic buildings, statues of The Beatles and more on this fun and informative walking tour. See Details
Hidden Cambridge It could be argued that one of the most famous buildings in Cambridge might never have been built if it hadn't been for a discussion about dogs! Leash up Fido for a fun and informative dog-friendly walking tour of Cambridge, UK given by a qualified tour guide. As well as seeing the major sights, you'll hear some rather intriguing dog stories. See Details
National Trust - Steam Yacht Gondola National Trust - Steam Yacht Gondola is a pet-friendly tour company based in Coniston, UK. Explore Coniston Water in a refurbished steam yacht gondola with your furry best friend for company. Visitors can choose from the Full Lake cruise, the North Lake cruise or the Heart of the Lake cruise. Leashed dogs are always welcome. See Details
Windermere Lake Cruises Windermere Lake Cruises is a pet-friendly tour company in Windermere, UK. The Lake District's most popular tourist attraction takes visitors on a tour of England's largest body of water. They offer cruises from 45 minutes to 3 hours - or you can spend all day on and around the lake with the Freedom of the Lake ticket. Dogs travel for free on board. See Details
Butser Ancient Farm Butser Ancient Farm, located in Clanfield, UK, is a pet-friendly open air archaeology museum with reconstructions of ancient buildings that leashed dogs are welcome to explore by your side. Here, you can time travel through 10,000 years of history and explore a Stone Age farm, a Bronze Age roundhouse, a Celtic village, a Roman villa and Saxon halls. See Details
Beamish, the Living Museum of the North Beamish, the Living Museum of the North is a pet-friendly attraction in Stanley, UK. Learn about life for coal miners over the past 200 years in the North of England at Beamish. This dog-friendly open-air museum features a 1900s pit village, a 1950s town, a historic tram and more. Leashed dogs are always welcome around the open-air museum’s large grounds and are also permitted on the lower deck of transport and in designated buildings during slower times of the year. Dog biscuits are also available for purchase! See Details
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